Last Saturday night the Mid-South Cartoonists Association and the DeSoto Arts Council opened the doors of the
The two groups were hoping to draw a crowd for the opening reception, and they did…
…but the crowd ended up drawing when they arrived!
The show’s theme was showing the process behind creating a cartoon, illustration, or comic page.
Finished cartoons or printed illustrations were displayed next to the original line art, sketches, and/or artist’s notes that show the progression of the image.
Several MSCA members were on hand to do demonstrations, answer questions, or just hang out and draw with the reception guests. Marvin Cheveallier shows how he colors manga pages on his computer.
At the last MSCA dinner meeting some of the members did a cartoon jam piece for the show. We usually draw exclusively on napkins at the dinner meetings, but made an exception for the show. Heck, who am I kidding- MSCA members will draw on anything if given the chance!
Everywhere you looked around the Banks House people were drawing or talking toons!
Some folks like artist
A special digital display from
I’m not sure what these sculpts by
The show will run through March 31, 2012 at the Banks House. The art is on display in the two front rooms of the gallery.
Gallery and gift shop are open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10am – 5pm and located at 564 W. Commerce Street in Hernando, MS- 38632. About 15-20 minutes south of Memphis off Hwy 51 or I-55.
For more info please visit the DeSoto Arts Council’s website-